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Back to Savings

The National Retail Federation reports that 56.2 percent of back-to-school shoppers are looking for discounts, 41.7 percent are ditching brand-names in favor of generics and 40 percent are using more coupons.

Art Is All Around!

While not everyone becomes a Picasso, art is a fundamentally important aspect of childhood. Yes, various forms of art come more naturally to some than others, but let your children try to discover what they’re naturally good at and what they enjoy most.

Great Gifts for Terrific Teachers

Teacher Appreciation Week always sneaks up on me, so I’ve gathered five budget friendly and easy DIY gifts that you can throw together in 20 minutes or less.

Prepping for Testing

No matter what your feelings are about standardized testing, it is a part of our educational system that is here to stay. I always tell my kids that it is not mine to take away the hard things in life, but it is my job as their mother to love them through it!

The Skills of Tomorrow

Research has always been an important part of school and will continue to be. It is full of even more possibilities now with the vastly expanded amount of information available to students that they couldn’t access before.

Eager Learners

The way learning is approached at home (or not) will carry forward with kids into the classroom. Regardless of whether your child is in elementary school or high school, there are things you can do at home to foster eagerness in your learner.

How Technology Is Changing Education

What we remember about our school days: chalkboards, cursive writing, heavy textbooks and the Dewey Decimal System. What our children will remember about their school days: computers, eBooks, cell phones and texting.

Get Geography Smart

Some fun ways for the whole family to learn about or brush up on geography skills.

Discover the Joy in Music

hat’s fun and what’s good for you don’t always translate as one and the same in the minds of young children. But unlike broccoli and naptime, one good-for-you pill that’s easy to swallow is as simple as do re mi: discovering the joy in music.

Five Things Children with Autism Wish You Knew

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is associated with difficulties in social interaction, delayed or impaired verbal and nonverbal communication and restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behaviors, interests and activities.
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